Duration: 15 DaysAmble across the historic cultural centres of Bohemia and explore the colourful folklore of Central Europe. See Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, the Warsaw Ghetto and Old Town Square of Prague, with a stop in the charming medieval fortress of Rothenburg.
Highlights of Bohemia
Welcome to Frankfurt. After checking in, your Travel Director takes you on an orientation tour of the city's dynamic financial centre and medieval Römerplatz.
Frankfurt – Berlin (2 Nights)
Cross the northern plains of Germany to the capital Berlin, a city with a rich political and cultural history.
Berlin Sightseeing and Free Time
Your Local Specialist brings Berlin's history to life during your sightseeing tour. View the Reichstag Building, Tiergarten, Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden Boulevard and the German State Opera House. Spend the rest of the day exploring this exuberant city on your own, or perhaps join an Optional Experience for a glimpse into Berlin's secret past.
Berlin – Poznań – Warsaw (2 Nights)
Head east and cross the border into Poland at Frankfurt-an-der-Oder. Visit the former Polish capital of Poznań and view the City Hall, Gothic architecture and other important sights. Arrive later in the capital Warsaw, where you dine tonight at your hotel.
Warsaw Sightseeing and Free Time
Warsaw is an energetic and lively city and your Local Specialist reveals the city's diverse history during your sightseeing tour this morning. View St. John's Cathedral and the Royal Palace in the Old Town, which was rebuilt after the war. See the site of the Warsaw Ghetto. Afterwards you are free to explore and don't miss the opportunity to take an Optional Experience to Wilanow Palace, the residence of Polish King Jan Sobieski.
Warsaw – Czestochowa – Auschwitz – Kraków (2 Nights)
Travel south to Czestochowa and view the Paulite Monastery at Jasna Góra. Dating back to the 14th century, this place of pilgrimage is home to a famous icon of the Black Madonna. Then stop to visit the poignant former concentration camp at Auschwitz, a permanent reminder of the horrors perpetrated during the holocaust. Later arrive into Kraków for a two-night stay.
Kraków Sightseeing and Free Time
Admire Krakow's beautiful sights with your Local Specialist this morning. See the city's medieval walls and buildings, and the castle and cathedral on Wawel Hill. In your free time soak up the atmosphere in the Old Town or perhaps visit Wieliczka Salt Mines.
Kraków – Budapest (2 Nights)
Relax and enjoy the splendid scenery as you drive through the foothills of the Tatra Mountains into the Slovak Republic and on to Hungary. Your day ends in Budapest, a bustling city on the romantic River Danube.
Budapest Sightseeing and Free Time
View the city's sights with your Local Specialist including the Fisherman's Bastion, Heroes' Square, the Church of St. Matthias and panoramic views of the city from Gellert Hill. Afterwards, explore on your own or maybe take a trip to Szentendre. Tonight dine at your hotel.
Budapest – Győr – Vienna (2 Nights)
Journey through the Transdanubia region to Győr. Founded by the Romans, Győr has retained much of its medieval and Baroque charm. Continue across the Austrian border and arrive later in Vienna, famed for its classical music. Consider joining an Optional Experience to a famous local hostelry for traditional Austrian cuisine and a musical performance.
Vienna Sightseeing and Free Time
This morning, consider a guided visit to Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the Habsburgs. Later from the Parliament to the Opera, the Hofburg and City Hall, your Local Specialist shows you all the sights of this beautiful imperial city.
Vienna – Brno – Prague (2 Nights)
Leave Vienna and cross the border into the Czech Republic. See the medieval town of Brno. Journey through the beautiful Bohemian countryside to the golden city of Prague.
Prague Sightseeing and Free Time
Prague spans the River Vltava and ranks as one of the best-preserved cities in Europe. Your Local Specialist gives you an insight into the city's history during your sightseeing tour, which features Prague Castle, the Cathedral of St. Vitus and the Old Town Square. In your free time, perhaps take a cruise on the Vltava River.
Prague – Rothenburg – Frankfurt
Travel across the border into Germany, where you arrive at the quaint town of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. See the sights during your orientation. Later return to Frankfurt where you enjoy dinner.
Say goodbye to your Travel Director and travelling companions as your memorable holiday comes to an end. Frankfurt Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.
- Frankfurt Orientation tour includes the Old Town
- Berlin Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of the Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate and Tiergarten
- Poznan Visit the town known as the 'cradle of the Polish state'
- Warsaw Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes the Old City, St. John's Cathedral and the Royal Palace
- Czestochowa View the monastery at Jasna Góra
- Auschwitz Visit the poignant former concentration camp
- Kraków Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes the cathedral and Royal Castle on Wawel Hill
- Budapest Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes Gellert Hill, the Fisherman's Bastion and the Church of St. Matthias
- Győr Visit this medieval city
- Vienna Sightseeing with a Local Specialist includes views of Vienna's State Opera House, the Hofburg Palace, Parliament and the Imperial Boulevards
- Brno See the medieval town
- Prague Walking tour with a Local Specialist includes views of Prague Castle, St. Vitus Cathedral and the Old Town Square
- Rothenburg Visit this fortified medieval town
Start Date: 2019-12-07
End Date: 2019-12-21
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End Date: 2020-01-04
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